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Booster Club Now Sponsoring All NSAA Activities

The Minden Whippets Booster Club has extended their reach to include all NSAA sanctioned activities this year. The club will now sponsor Band, One Acts, Choir, and Speech in addition to the sports already in their favor. “We came to the realization that sponsoring all NSAA sanctioned events was ju...

Spracklin Takes Over Wakefield Chiropractic

On August 12, Dr. Roy Wakefield of Wakefield Chiropractic in Minden officially retired. Dr. Andrew Spracklin transitioned into the practice at that time. “He’s very well motivated and enthusiastic. He’s a lot like I was 30 years ago,” Wakefield said. The two men have been colleagues for the ...

Tire Cleanup Will Be September 9-10

The Kearney County Scrap Tire Clean Up is scheduled for September 9, 10:00 a.m-6:00 p.m. and September 10, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Kearney County residents who are not tire dealers are invited to drop off their scrap tires at the Kearney County Roads Department, 1124 E. 9th, Minden, during the event. A...

Harris-Bloomfield Fills Kearney/Franklin County Extension Educator Vacancy

New Extension Educator Susan Harris-Broomfield is looking to make an impact in the counties she serves. She started the mission August 1 when she moved into the Kearney County and Franklin County offices. “Kearney and Franklin are the two main counties I serve, but my accountability region also in...

CHS Helps Fight Hunger

CHS Holdrege, with locations in Alma, Bertrand, Bladen, Blue Hill, Elm Creek, Holdrege, Loomis, Minden, Overton, Roseland and Smithfield, recently joined CHS locations across the country in sending more than $650,000 and nearly 400,000 pounds of food to hungry families through the annual CHS Harvest...

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Construction Update For Minden High School

Driving by the new high school construction site, the structure looks nearly complete. While most of the exterior is erected, there is still plenty of detail work to keep contractors busy until the school...

Blood And Marrow Drive Set For Friday

A Marrow Donor Registry and Blood Drive for ages 18-44 will be held Friday, August 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Kearney County Community Hospital in honor of Dean Schwenka. The public is encouraged...

Minden, Axtell To Debut New Websites

School websites offer insights into students’ classroom experience, updates on district activities, and easy contact with educators. This school year, Axtell Community Schools and Minden Public Schools...

Kearney County Supervisors Review Sidewalk Report

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors convened August 16 for their second regular meeting of the month. Emergency Management Director Jeff England spoke with the board concerning his budget and staff....

City Approves Water Project Change Order

A full council met for the August 15 Minden City Council meeting. Utilities Superintendent Ryan Hurst approached the council for approval of a change order to the water project. While working on Garber...

Lions Club International Saving The World One Pair Of Eye Glasses At A Time

Celebrate Recovery Looks To Help More In Minden

Minden Optimist Club Helps Kids Get Active

Classic Car Show And Relic Rally Set For August 20

CrossFit Manifold Will Get Minden Moving

Minden Board Of Education Approves Issuance Of Bonds

Pedal Car Raffle At Car Show

Minden’s Jensen Completes First Ironman

Supervisors Conduct Budget Reviews

Council Reopens Two Way Traffic On Gilman


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Warriors Outscore Wildcats, 72-66

The Axtell Wildcats football team took to the field on Friday night under the lights hosting the Arapahoe Warriors to kick off the 2016 season. The Wildcats offense rolled up 66 points and 493-yards of...

Minden Golfers Begin Year At McCook Invite

Heritage Hills Golf Course was the site of the opening golf meet for the 2016 girls golf team. The playing conditions couldn’t have been better as the Minden Whippets girls golf team opened up the golf...

Whippets Fall 33-8 In Season Opener To Ogallala Indians

The Minden Whippets opened the 2016 gridiron season playing at Ogallala on August 26. The host Indians defeated the Whippets 33-8.  Ogallala jumped on top 6-0 after one period. The Indians then added...

Whippets Fall To St. Paul

The Minden Whippets softball team got its 2016 season underway on the first day of school on August 18 hosting the Class B Hastings Tigers at Augie Nelson Park. The Tigers tamed the Whippets by a score...

First Bank Seniors Fall To Pierce In B-5 Area Title Game

Having beaten Columbus Lakeview 4-0 on July 25 in an elimination game, the Kearney County First Bank Seniors advanced to the championship round of the B-5 area tournament in Central City on July 26. The...

Kearney County Seniors End Year In B-5 Tourney

First Bank Seniors Remain In B-5 Area Tourney

Minden’s Kissinger To Be A Husker

Junior Golf Academy Has A Successful Summer Season

Minden Swim Team Hosts Qualifying

Kearney County Srs. Drop Pair To Melons

First Bank Seniors Split With McCook

KC Seniors Fall On Road To D-T, 8-3

Kearney County Seniors Fall To Ord

First Bank Seniors Get Win Over Holdrege, 7-3